Elf on the Shelf Elf Sized Christmas Cookies

Elf on the Shelf Elf Sized Christmas Cookies from This Mama Loves

You know by now we LOVE our elves in this house! With or without the watching and reporting to Santa the elves are just TONS of fun. Ours like to hide around the house and sometimes leave little surprises- you just never know where you'll find them or what they've been up to. In keeping ...

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches from This Mama Loves

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches Holidays are wonderful. I love them. They also mean a lot of time for adults- planning, prepping, cooking, baking, etc.  If I can find shortcuts to save time, I'm all over it.  These easy ice cream cookie sandwiches are SO amazing to eat and the bonus? They require exactly 0 minutes ...

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast Recipe from This Mama Loves

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast This Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast recipe is sponsored as part of the Dunkin Donuts Preferred Partner Program.  Opinions are my own. I love coffee. My family knows I love coffee.  My kids generally don't ask me questions or anything unless they've seen me consuming coffee or handed me coffee. It wakes me up ...

Easy Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

Easy Gingerbread Trifle Recipe from This Mama Loves

Easy Gingerbread Trifle Recipe This easy gingerbread trifle recipe is brought to you in partnership with Dancing Deer Baking Co.  Opinions are my own.  I can't even believe Halloween has come and gone. That was an exceptionally fast October, and here it is November already...the days are flying. The holiday craze is going to be here in ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Last Minute Thanksgiving Treats

Thanksgiving Treats recipes and recipe party

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Last Minute Thanksgiving Treats Tuesday of Thanksgiving week already! How did we get here? Two minutes ago it was the first week of November and I have done nothing to prep for our holiday meal (which, to be honest, I'm not cooking until Saturday) and my 11 year old just said "Mom, ...

Instant Pot Squash Recipe: Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipe

Thanksgiving Side Dish Idea Instant Pot Roasted Squash Recipe

We've been hearing so much about the Instant Pots that we've had to start making some recipes to try at our house. It's as amazing as we've all been hearing. Maybe more amazing. It's perfect for those of us (pretty much all of us here on the This Mama Loves team) who plan all the ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Pie Recipes

Thanksgiving is sneaking up on us REALLY fast, you guys. How is this even possible? This whole week flew by! I had a SUPER fun and quick trip with the little 2 kiddos to Seattle last week for an event with Nintendo- such an amazing time (and we had the best burgers I've had in ...

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pecan Appetizers

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pecan Appetizers- This Mama Loves

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pecan Appetizers These are really good. I just love that they are easy and different. I suppose you could leave the cream cheese cold and spread on crackers, omitting the oven and serving as a cold appetizer. I'd spread just before serving as the crackers will soften if they were to sit overnight ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party- Thanksgiving Favorites

Whew. We did it, you guys. We made it through Halloween, changing the clocks AND it's election day. I'm ready to be done with this election year. It's been a dirty one and I've seen some ugly sides of people and I'm over here all "Can we please just share fuzzy animals and yummy food ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Soup Recipes

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Favorite Soup Recipes from This Mama Loves

Welcome to Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Soup Recipes! One of the best things for me about fall is that it's time to start making soups and stews once again. We kind of ignore these delightful bowls of yum in warmer months at our house, so cooler weather brings fun changes in our meal plans. YUM. We have ...